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APTN wins Michener Award for series on First Nations child-welfare system

OTTAWA — The Aboriginal Peoples Television Network is the winner of the 2020 Michener Award for a series on the child-welfare system.
Ottawa pledges $115 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees

Ottawa pledges $115 million in humanitarian aid for Venezuelan refugees

OTTAWA — The federal government will provide $115 million in aid over two years for millions of Venezuelan asylum seekers living in countries in South and Central America and the Caribbean, said International Development Minister Karina Gould.
Greens' Annamie Paul asks party execs for 'space to unify,' tells PM to 'back off'

Greens' Annamie Paul asks party execs for 'space to unify,' tells PM to 'back off'

OTTAWA — Green Leader Annamie Paul is asking party brass and the prime minister to give her "the space to unify" the party ahead of a general meeting that could serve as a referendum on her leadership.
Vaccine hesitancy in the Prairies, abuse of asylum seekers : In The News for June 17

Vaccine hesitancy in the Prairies, abuse of asylum seekers : In The News for June 17

In The News is a roundup of stories from The Canadian Press designed to kickstart your day. Here is what's on the radar of our editors for the morning of June 17 ... What we are watching in Canada ...

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Thursday, June 17, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 476,411 new vaccinations administered for a total of 30,377,864 doses given.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Thursday, June 17, 2021

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Thursday, June 17, 2021. There are 1,405,146 confirmed cases in Canada. Canada: 1,405,146 confirmed cases (14,148 active, 1,364,997 resolved, 26,001 deaths).

A look at COVID-19 reopening plans across the country

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and case numbers drop across the country, the provinces and territories have begun releasing the reopening plans for businesses, events and recreational facilities.
A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Wednesday, June 16, 2021

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 476,411 new vaccinations administered for a total of 30,377,864 doses given.
Armed Forces personnel assess possible 'old' military shell in North Vancouver home

Armed Forces personnel assess possible 'old' military shell in North Vancouver home

VANCOUVER — Police say a person in North Vancouver who bought what they thought was an "interesting artifact" may have purchased an old explosive. RCMP Sgt.
Government defying order to produce documents on fired scientists: Speaker

Government defying order to produce documents on fired scientists: Speaker

OTTAWA — Conservatives want to invoke a rarely used procedure to publicly rebuke the head of the Public Health Agency of Canada over his refusal to produce unredacted documents related to the firing of two scientists from Canada's highest security la